Power restored to more than 7,000 Progress Energy customers

POSTED: 7:41 AM Apr 04 2013
GREENE, LENOIR, PITT COUNTIES -

More than 7,000 Progress Energy customers lost power overnight around 1:00 a.m. It was restored about 90 minutes later, according to Progress Energy's outage map.

Greene County dispatchers say the outage was because of a fire at a substation near Hwy. 903.

The details are limited. We are working to get the facts right.